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FOX News
Jan 13, 2013 3:00pm PST
-- neeratanden and larry pratt. a showdown over the nominees to top national security posts. from defense to the cia the men the president want in his new cabinet are coming under heavy fire. will the stat approve them. we will hear from two members of the armed services committee. republican kelly ayotte the and democrat richard blumenthal. and we will ask our sunday panel if mr. obama has the clout to win the fights he is taking on. and our power player of the week. wife of a washington insider makes her own mark. all right now on "fox news sunday." hello again from fox news in washington. in the wake of a newtown school shootings, washington is getting ready for a battle over how to prevent more acts of mass violence. joining me now are two people of the center of what is likely to be one of the first big political issues this year. larry pratt executive director for gun other thans of america and neera, president of the center for american progress. welcome to both of you to "fox news sunday." >> thank you. >> thanks. >> chris: i want to put up remarkable numbers i saw. the nra contri
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2013 12:00pm PST
hagel's nomination for defense secretary topped today's sunday talks. >> overall temperment and is he suited to run a department or big agency like the pentagon. >> whether he really believes that the surge was the worst blunderer since the vietnam war, that clearly is not -- that is not correct. in fact, it is bizarre. why would he oppose calling the iranian revolutionary guard a terrorist organization? >> peter alexander is at the white house where that nomination was announced. good afternoon to you. what is the president's strategy for dealing with these sorts of road blocks from republicans ahead of hagel's hearing? >> reporter: it is clear that the administration, the white house, specifically stands behind chuck hagel and is waiting for hearings to take place and they say it is only at that time that they will see exactly how chuck hagel will react to pushback. colin powell referred to hagel as having a diminished public record. he will be as secretary of defense the first grunt as it were ever to serve as secretary of defense and powell said because he put his own life at risk
FOX News
Jan 13, 2013 1:00pm PST
deserves and they were heard scream, long live justice. defense lawyers argued that mubarak didn't know about the killings and he didn't direct the killings on protestors two years ago. the judge agreed that mubarak and former chief of security will be re-tried along with several others who were part of the government that were acquitted during the first trial. as of now, there has not been a trial set but mubarak remains in jail temporarily and facing charges of corruption. it was reported that he was on deathbed and health dleipg. there were reports he had fallen and broken ribs but we don't know what health he is right now. it is apparently declining. over the last two years we've seen a lot of turmoil and violence and a lot of chaos in egypt and across egypt. whether or not this will trigger new rounds of protests isn't clear, but certainly illicit do little to help stabilize this country going forward. >> gregg: thank you. >> arthel: it's been three years since the devastating earthquake hit the island of haiti killing more than 300,000 people. our own greta van susteren traveled t
FOX News
Jan 13, 2013 4:00pm PST
battle, some will be bruising, none more so than the president's pick for defense secretary, chuck hagel. those hearings could start as early as this week we're told by senate sources and the white house mounted a vigorous defense and hagel says his record on israel, iran and gays in the military has been distorted and the senate armed services committee, kelly ayotte says what worries her most is the reaction from iran. >> what i want to make sure is that iran is actually not hopeful, but they're fearful, as r ult of our nominee from the secretary of perspective. >> former chairman of joint chiefs and secretary of state colin powell gave his backing to hagel today then though then senator hagel was one of the largest critics of the iraq war, a war that powell helped sell to the american people. and hagel later tried to stop the surge in iraq, calling it the biggest foreign policy blunder since vietnam. >> superbly qualified based on his overall record, based on his service to the country, based on how he feels about troops and veterans and families. >> reporter: the president is gearin
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 1:00pm PST
category that include the most popular guns used for self-defense, competition, and hunting. when president obama promises that no one's talking about taking away your hunting rifle or your self-defense handgun, it matters that gun control activists may, in fact, be talking about taking away your hunting rifle or your self-defense handgun, whether they know it or not. so let's forgo the arbitrary, ambiguous, fearmongering terms and get real specific about what we actually mean by gun control. it may be politically effective to rail against rapid fire, high capacity, assault weapons. doesn't actually mean anything. so if we're serious, we should at least start by getting the terms right. okay. that does it for "the cycle." martin, it's all yours. >> just a quick question. how many rounds did jared loughner fire off before he was tackled? >> what's your point? >> how many rounds had he fired off? >> i'm not sure. i don't remember. >> 31. >> okay. >> he was actually tackled because he was reloading. >> we should be trying to stop crazy people and criminals, martin, from shooting one person, no
CNN
Jan 15, 2013 1:00pm PST
came back from that and put banned performance enhancing drugs in his body. his great defense was, after what i've been through, do you think i would put that stuff in my body and, of course, everybody said, everybody bought that because it was so plausible. so for lance to have actually doped after cancer was a pretty tough thing to do and i think it indicated a win at all costs attitude that was commendable and it was a seriously wrong thing to do. >> you were one of the very first people to question lance armstrong. it goes all the way back to 1999. what was it that made you suspicious in the first place? >> my first point of kind of suspicion was watching lance's treatment of a young french rider and there will be people out there, if they were all doping, how wrong -- how can you blame lance and single him out? they all weren't doping and one of the guys who did not dope in 1999 was a young french rider, and he offered the pin that you couldn't win this tour de france in '99 without doping and much of the colleagues resented him saying that. the guy who most resented him sayi
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 7:00am PST
alexander, but it was self-defense. >> hey, what's going on? >> reporter: the jury heard this voicemail arias left on alexander's phone hours after she killed him. morbidly enough, she invited a man she knew was dead to come visit her. she repeatedly used alexander's password to check the messages on his phone. stalking him, they say, even in death. for "good morning america," ryan owens, abc news, phoenix. >>> let's check in with our legal team. "gma" legal analyst, dan abrams, along with nancy grace, who is going to cover the trial on her hln show. prosecutors always have the first go. the case seems strong. but this is relentless. >> there is an enormous amount of evidence here now. not just that she lied. but she lied again. the question in this case, and i think probably all the lawyers recognize this, is not is she going to be convicted? it's what is she going to be convicted of? will it be second-degree murder? will it be first-degree murder? will she get the death penalty? those are the key questions. that's why the interrogation tapes become really tricky for her. on the one ha
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2013 9:00am PST
. but first, the battle is ratcheting up today over chuck hagel's nomination as defense secretary. here's former secretary of state colin powell on "meet the press." >> i think he gets confirmed. i think ultimately he's superbly qualified based on his overall record, based on his service to the country, based on how he feels about troops and veterans and families. i think he will do a great job as secretary of defense. and i think in his confirmation hearings all of these issues that you've raised, that others have raised, he'll be prepared to deal with. >> also new today, senator john mccain offering new insight into his concern about this nomination. >> what is his view of america's role in the world? whether he really believes that the surge was the worst blunder since the vietnam war. that clearly is not -- that's not correct. i mean, in fact, it's bizarre. why would he oppose calling the iranian revolutionary guard a terrorist organization? these are legitimate questions that need to be asked. i honor his service. we are friends. but i have an obligation to the men and women who ar
MSNBC
Jan 19, 2013 7:00am PST
is marian wright edelman, founder and president of the children's defense fund and also mayor mark klinechman who is author of "against guns. ooh" and also, a parent whose daughter was shot and injured in the mass shooting in va tech in 1997 in which 32 people were murdered. and amy walter who is senior editor of the "cook report." thank you all for being here. amy, i want to thastart with yo because the biggest part of being a inside is knowing what questions you should ask, so as gun control, what should we be asking? >> well, as washington insider with retalk about the policy and the prescriptions and the actual policy that a lot of folks would like to see happen or prevent from happening on guns. at the same time what's missing in this discussion is the cultural issues here which i think that we forget about in washington that when we talk about gun ownership here and in nerdland, we talk about specific policies, but think that for a lot of people, what gun ownership is not about how many bullets you can buy or what kinds of guns you can own, but it is about a way of life, and
FOX News
Jan 18, 2013 10:00am PST
a senior defense official that an american c-130 plane carrying evacuees has left algeria and headed to the air base in italy. a senior air defense official tells that the u.s. military will provide aircraft and begin airlifting french troops into mali been the next few days, possibly as soon as monday, megyn. >> megyn: wow, all right. jennifer. thank you. for more this hour we're joined by colonel oliver north, a military analyst. what a situation, now as she points out even officials on our side said it's very hazy, never something so hazy, as we know from the latest reports, they took about 132 hostages and about a hundred have been released and others are held including americans and now, they want to deal. your thoughts? >> well, first of all, there's not going to be a deal. almost all hostage situations there's going to be some kind of offer of an exchange, except in cases like danny pearl where they simply want to kill, in this case an american jew. one of the things i think this ought to serve to do is wake us up to the lie that we've been told ever since last may that al-qae
CNN
Jan 18, 2013 2:00am PST
. no everyone is happy. defense lawyers revealed it was their decision, not their client's to delay revealing the location of his girlfriend's dead body. listen to this. >> we want the family to understand that that was not mr. beneti's decision. >> for four months, they knew where she was, and she lay-in two feet of dirt decomposing and they knew where she was and wouldn't tell us? that is sick. >> oh, my goodness. the family spent several weeks desperately searching for 14-year-old girl's body. >>> and the nra in for a fight with president obama's gun control proposal. new jersey governor chris christie called the nra's reprehensible. >> don't be dragging people's children into this, it's wrong and it demeans them and makes them less of a valid, trusted source of information on the real issues. >> the nra ad calls the president an elitist hypocrite for opposing their idea of armed guards in every school when his kids are protected by armed guards. >>> people in washington pulling extra shifts this weekend. getting ready for inauguration day on monday. leave report, just ahead. clear, huh? i
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 6:00pm PST
amazing. what an amazing -- i think the appointments are grb where i think the defense will be a fight. that will be fun to watch. >> let's talk about guns. i have been talking about this a lot. particularly since sandy hook, but before that. you're an independent in many ways, but what do you make of the gun debate. i'll tell you why i ask. in britain, it's not a political thing, never has been. never left or right. it's more of a human reaction when things happen, we have to do something. why is it so political in america? >> it's a part, i think, of how our country was formed. we did have to take up arms to form our country. >> to get rid of us. >> i didn't want to say it, but if you're going to bring it up, yeah, to get you guys out. there's that. it's in our constitution. look, i own a gun. you know, i'm gone a lot. i have a wife, i have two kids. i know how to keep them. they're in a gun safe. >> how many do you have? >> three. >> what type? >> i don't have an assault weapon. >> you have handguns? >> exactly. and i'm a sportsman. and i shoot skeet, and i grew up in the midwest. t
CNN
Jan 18, 2013 11:00pm PST
. >> reporter: defense secretary leon panetta issued a warning to those running the training camps. >> terrorists should be on notice that they will kind no sanctuary, no refuge, not in algeria, not in north africa, not anywhere. >> reporter: so far this al qaeda group has been focused in africa, but counterterrorism officials are concerned that if these training camps continue to flourish, their ambitions may expand. libya is right on the southern shore of the mediterranean, and officials are concerned that militants could try for an attack in europe or european militants could come to libya, get training, and then try to carry out an attack back home. erin? >> thanks very much to chris lawrence. fran townsend is a former homeland and counter-terrorism security adviser to president george bush. and stuart holliday is a former ambassador. stuart, let me start with you. in chris' reporting there was a sound bite from president obama from a very different time, and that sound bite he said libya is a success. it's a lesson in success of how to do these things. was that premature given
CNN
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am PST
the board in every sector of the government including defense, including vets. i was talking to somebody on capitol hill who said that amount of money is the entire operating budget, akin to the entire operating budget of the agriculture department. we do not think it will pass but it really gives a sense of why the speaker got himself in so much trouble by pulling this before the night of new year's day, because of this very reason, he knew there were a number of republicans who were very upset about passing any new government spending without cutting it elsewhere and it's going to play out on the house floor today. >> we're going to talk more about this later. dana bash reporting live from capitol hill today. coca-cola is defending it self against charges it makes america fat. it acknowledges obese sit the issue of this generation and vowing to come together to fight the fat. ♪ i'd like to teach the world to sing ♪ ♪ sing with me ♪ in perfect harmony >> it's a far cry from the feel good '70s feel good coca-cola commercial. >> we'd like people to come together on something that
CNN
Jan 19, 2013 4:30am PST
the job of replacing his outgoing secretaries of state and defense and the director of the cia, he'll have some new faces to work with on his foreign policy team. joe johns, cnn, washington. >> and next hour, we take a closer look at the issues that will likely define president obama's second term. >>> randi, what's coming up next? >> we have a whole lot still ahead, victor. she set fashion trends four years ago when president obama was sworn into office, so what will michelle obama wear to this weekend's inaugural events? we'll have a look at the first lady's fashion, coming up. >>> i think that there's no more higher purpose right now than to take care of folks, put themselves in harm's way, protect our freedoms. >> more than half a million folks have done more than one tour. that's a tremendous emotional and physical burden we've put on our folks that's totally unprecedented. >> we're acknowledging that people are always going to have some effect. we just want them to be able to be better at making that transition back to civilized society and not carrying around that pain of war for th
FOX Business
Jan 12, 2013 9:00pm EST
the organization but the mainstream media. john: the national resource defense council gave us the scare over the apples now have $185 million of assets we could get the bpa out of the baby products spinet that there is a chemical that is dangerous and we will look out for you that the chemicals are scary. they do not even meet their response. >> now it is banned? >> it generates a number of headlines in the public is scared to demand regulatory agency follow the problem. john: they said based on the preference of consumers did not reflect the concern for safety of bpa. >> the funny thing is many governments have certified the safety of bpa but with public pressure they bay and that all the same. john: this is bpa free. >> once i had children there e so many things i should be afraid of not a real things but my garden hose and the baby bottle and it looked absurd their realized many claims are based on junk science. john: even in campbell soup will phase it out they say they have to respond. >> this is an example. campbell soup does not have an alternative. john: it does stop botulism that do
CBS
Jan 18, 2013 4:00am PST
as answers. militants held hostages from at least ten nations at the remote gas plant. the defense secretary leon panetta says as many as eight americans were among them. a u.s. official says some americans escaped, some are still held and some remain unaccounted for. susan mcginnis is in washington with the latest. susan, good morning to you. >> terrell, good morning to you. less than a day later there are so many questions left over the frustration of washington. we do know that the algerian military launched this attack with no warning to the u.s. government or any other government, and it does appear that the hostage crisis remains ongoing. algerian tanks surrounded the gas complex deep in the sahara desert and launched a daring rescue attempt. military leaders say they freed dozens of workers being held by al qaeda-linked terrorists, but many hostages were killed during the mission along with their captors. it's not clear what happened to the several americans being held at the plant. a u.s. official says some got out, including mark cobb who hid in a m
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2013 2:30am PST
is middle linebacker. that's supposed to be the quarterback of the defense. it depends as much on trust and on the ability to lead as physical skill. maybe if he was an outside linebacker or a corner back, some position that relies just on physicality, nobody would care. if you're a corner back and have a wrap sheet as long as my arm, you could get drafted in the top ten. middle linebacker is a different kettle of fish. this is definitely going to hurt him going forward. >> all right, dave. thank you very much. you got up early with us. people should be reading your book. it's called "game over." dave, thanks so much. >>> coming up here at the top of the hour on "morning joe," go back to lance armstrong. he's now been told to give back his olympic medal after admitting he used those performance enhancing drugs for years. the "morning joe" crew is going to break that down and bat it around and talk about what's become an epidemic of cheating in sports. "way too early" comes right back. um... try the number one! yeah, this is pretty good. [ male announcer ] over a third of a day's fiber.
KRON
Jan 18, 2013 7:00am PST
.s.. in a statement that was released this morning, defense secretary leon panetta says that the u.s. is working with british and algerienne governments to assist what happens with the hostage crisis. also, that algerian helicopters and special forces stormed a gas plant where the hostages were being held. >> house republicans say that they may seek a short- term extension of the government's debt limit in the next few weeks, a move that would avoid an immediate default by the treasury. republican paul ryan provided no details on the duration of any extension or conditions that might be attached. he spoke as republicans sought to unify for this spring's budget struggles, looking for ways to maximize their leverage in talks with president barack obama over spending cuts. >> president obama is second inauguration is days away, but do not expect the same pageantry that you saw the first time around. only 900,000 people are attending which is have as many who attended in 2009. this year's preparations have been replete with rehearsals, withstand ends, playing the president, vice president, chief jus
FOX News
Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
with you. looks like juan is almost alone now in the defense of this dopey newspaper. what do you think is going on with williams? >> there's a long answer but we will cut to the chase. these are first semester journalistic efforts. so basic even the new york times has this. this is me agreeing with the new york times. it is different often between things that are public and whether they are news worthy whether you should be pairing those things in the newspaper. these are something journalists tackle all of the time. there are a lot of things that are public. they are probably juicy and fun to read but are you doing a public service by printing them? people on food stamps most people would argue that wouldn't be a good idea to print those with data and addresses and names after then. at least one of these homes have been burglarized that was on the list. i would argue it was not a safe thing to do or best thing to do. didn't serve a news person. >>> what do you think now that your liberal pals abandoned you and you are all by yourself in defending this newspaper. >> what about you and
FOX News
Jan 19, 2013 9:00am PST
days and 19 hostages. secretary of defense leon panetta was there and had strong words. >> since 9/11, we have made very clearr that, that nobody is going to attack the united states of america and get away with it. for that reason, we have made a commitment that we are going to go after al-qaida wherever they are. >> in this specific case we are talking al-qaida and the group thought to be responsible for the operation . a few more facts here uma, british petroleum and bp are running the facility. they have said that four of their staffers still remain unaccounted for. on the other hand, we are getting new word that eight british hostages thought to be unaccounted for are believed to be safe. it is a very shifting situation . algerian security forces came across 15 body and charred and burned and said to be waiting for investigation. shifting stories and we are waiting for the crucial bit of information from washington and the state department, except for the tragic case of one american lost that we know for sure, that all other americans that were held hostage are free and safe.
CBS
Jan 13, 2013 6:00am PST
players on the field while the other team only has defensive players? >> reporter: the one football fact they all knew... do you know who tom brady is married to? >> yes. giselle bundchen. >> reporter: you know, the super model. the class was oddly enough at the british consulate where suesy kitchen is the consul general. are a you football fan. >> yes but not your kind of football. i like english football. >> reporter: you like real football. i think she may have been talking about soccer. >> i don't really know what's so difficult about football. we see them either throw the ball or run with the ball. basically two things. >> reporter: yes. but in so many many ways. this play is called jack's right 26 boot g3927. and it looks something like this. >> we call him a tightened. what would he be? what kind of an end. >> reporter: the material became more complex as class moved along. >> this cornerback, all right he's going to take this flat area. he's going to take what we call the hook. he's right in the middle of the field. hook. he's got the five underneath. too deep. it's not very har
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 8:00am PST
will support his nomination as secretary of defense. it seems like the frost is melting, but there's still the frost from the right. >> well, there is. i think we'll see some contentious hearings. we heard some hints over the weekend that republicans will bring out former staffers, former aides who have clashed with hagel in the past. senator bob kosher in tennessee said that i think on cbs' sunday show, so no smooth sailing by any means, but at the end of the day, having schumer on board is a big deal, having boxer on board is a big deal. and with 5 of them, we'll see whether or not republicans really want to use their political capital in trying to filibuster a nominee, especially one by the way, who will have so much support from outside groups like veterans associations. >> there'sing so much talk about how there is frost between the left and right. i want to get your take on this. this was a statement made by the president yesterday at the last press conference of his first administration. it was about the aloofness perception that seems to get out there around him and his inner circl
KRON
Jan 18, 2013 4:00am PST
francisco. kron 4 news. >> defense secretary leon panetta says the u.s. is working with the british and algerian governments to assess what happened with the hostage crisis. >> in a statement released this morning, former officials say " we're not in a position to give further information at this time. >> we do not know the algerian helicopters and special forces stormed a gas plant in the stony point of the cr yesterday's to wipe out islamist militants and free hostages from at least 10 countries. prime minister david cameron warns that nations should be prepared for bad news. >> still ahead on the kron 4 morning news flu shots are beginning to get hard to find. we will take you to one clinic that promises to have a flu shot for you if you need one. we will be right back on the kron 4 morning news. >> at 4:44. organizers of the mavericks international surfing contests are expecting sunny skies and powerful waves when the competition is held off the coast near half moon bay on sunday. >> organizers of the mavericks international surfing contest are expecting sunny skies in powerful
FOX News
Jan 16, 2013 7:00pm PST
service people, but gun protection or self-defense. i think that's the point they were trying to make. >> any objection for the presidents and republicans and democrats have been used for photo opes and the children, and i've seen the president stand up with soldiers, injured soldiers. >> the children of injured soldiers i know bush has probably done that as well, but something about pushing legislation though and implication and marco rubio made the point on my radio show today, the implication is you don't sign onto the president's proposals, you somehow are not treating the children or standing behind him with due respect. that's what i find offensive. that's the implicit message here. these children are with me. are you against the children? and that's where i think-- >> i think he's originally right when he said that kids really shouldn't be part of the political discussion. leave, now, kids out of it. >> the whole gun control debate has fired up everybody, but the president said today, if i quote him correctly, that anyone who disagrees new gun law opponents want to gin up fear
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2013 3:00pm PST
on the entitlement side as well as the defense side. and i think as the governor rightly pointed out that there is balanced pain. so there is some value to making a point there. but i think also leading up to that, the argument wants to be made and needs to be made by republicans in the congress and around the country that to the governor's point, we do have a broad-based spending probable that is intractable at this point. and that it involves, yes, you know, the debt, the nation's credit card. it involves the size and the growth of government and how big it should or should not with. and so having that conversation can be good a as long as on the outside of it, that there are some definable directions that we can take to cut the government spending, to bring this thing back and then to control. and that leads us to the point the government just made on sequester. >> congressman marshall blackburn of tennessee, she says government shutdown is an option. >> i think that there is a way to avoid default if it requires shutting down certain portions of the government. let's look at that
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 10:00am PST
with the prime minister, the defense minister, opposition leaders, business leaders and, finally, with president morsi, and all of us pressed our concern, our offense at the things he's alleged to have said a number of years ago. and he responded that he is not someone who harbors hatred or ill feeling towards judism or the jewish people, but the burden is on him to further explain and put in context not just his statements, but also his actions. egypt is a vital partner for the united states, we also discussed critical strategic issues, such as security in the sinai respect for the camp david peace accords with israel and the constructive role that we hope egypt can play in the region going forward, but, obviously, his statements and our grave concerns about them were at the outset of the meeting. the responses were satisfactory enough that we then went on to talk about some of the other vital regional strategic issues. >> now, the white house and the state department have both condemned what he said, so from my own experience, they would not have condemned what the president of egypt said if h
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2013 7:00am PST
militants were holding them. many say they are relieved now to be safe. defense secretary leon panetta says the u.s. is working around the clock to ensure their safe return and trying to figure out exactly what is exactly happening at the gas complex where they were held. algerian tv says the military has launched another rescue operation. so far, they say they've freed more than 600 hostages, 100 of them foreigners. leon panetta gave a warning to the kidnappers this morning. >> terrorists should be on notice. that they will find no sanctuary, no refuge, no the in algeria, not in north africa, not anywhere. [ male announcer ] this is bob, a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin, and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but not anymore. bob's doctor recommended a different option: once-a-day xarelto®. xarelto® i
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2013 11:00am PST
but today defense secretary leon panetta said he's working around the clock to bring any u.s. citizens home and issued a warning. >> terrorists should be on notice that they will find no sanctuary, no refuge, not in algeria, not in north africa, not anywhere. >> let me bring in nbc news chief pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski. the information out of algeria is complex and quite honestly hard to follow depending on some of the information sources, but at this hour what do we know about those americans there? >> reporter: well, it is very confusing in terms of number of americans initially taken hostage but nbc news learned that at least two americans able to hide from the militants when they first took over that nat gas plant there in the far reaches of algeria and since made their escape unharmed. there's an unknown number of american hostages that remain at that compound. in a briefing at the state department a short time ago, the spokesperson said we have american hostages and the spokesperson stressed it's a very fluid situation. now, we also learned that secretary of state hillary
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2013 2:00pm PST
in iraq. we are now in afghanistan. 12 years in. $2 billion a week. our defense budget keeps exploding. so an iranian crisis comes at the absolute worst time for this country. >> that's what i was saying early on. >> on so many points. >> things could change dramatically this year. >> richard and i have talked about this a lot. in search of a met tor, i have been thinking about the islamic role in africa and the middle east, think of it size a large, very dry forest after years of drought. and a lightning strike anywhere, which is unanticipated, starts a brush fire. and then it goes across. we just saw what happened in algeria. what's going on in syria at the moment. and we are not dealing state-to-state. there's an entirely new set of rules for dealing with that critical part of the world, to say nothing of the 300 million people who live there, the oil, the energy we have invested, and as richard and i have been talking, what happens to the kingdoms, saudi arabia next door? with an aging leadership. and they are in the bunker at the moment. and then all of the gulf states as well. jordan
FOX News
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am PST
received no advance word of this rescue operation. defense secretary leon panetta is in london this morning. he said this morning that u.s. officials are quote, woulding around the clock to assure the safe return of our citizens, bill. bill: throughout this ordeal we have heard this could be tied to what is happening with the french in the neighboring country of mali. now is that true or can we dismiss that now, james? >> reporter: no, i think it is undeniably a fact are to. the group that carried out the original assault on the bp complex is called the masked brigade. they are based in mali and are an offshoot of al qaeda. islamist terrorists took over the northern half of mali some nine months ago making it the largest terrorist safe may have in the world. france just dispatched 2500 troops to mali. speaking in italy yesterday, secretary panetta said the u.s. decimated al qaeda's leadership then he added a important qualification. >> there are still a threat. they're a threat in yemen. they're a threat in somalia. they're a threat as we speak in mali. aqim is part of al qaeda. so we still
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2013 5:00am PST
of buried in the resume after we announced we weren't doing missile defense in eastern europe he was sent to even europe to talk to the eastern european leaders. jared, i'm curious, you worked with the vice president in his office. it's been strapg to me, joe biden has had such a long career in politics. he started at 30 years old. >> 35 years in the senate before he became vice president. >> and he's gone through different iterations in his public appearance and one then that's interesting is there's this kind of cartoonish version of joe biden that the right has pushed. in fact, we have -- here's an example of -- this is funny, the onion has this whole image they crafted. this is joe biden's official twitter account referring to the onions, joe biden, the onions joe biden has written an autobiography. this is the actual joe biden teasing them about the transam that the onion says he likes. but i do wonder, how much distance do you think? what are the things we get wrong about the vice president from the perspective of hthis caricature? >> i think we get a lot wrong. there's an inside an
NBC
Jan 15, 2013 7:00am PST
trauma or facial bruising support bruising having occurred prior to entry in the water. defense attorney mark geragos calls the findings significant. >> the question is, was that caused by a fall or was it caused by somebody who administered a blow to her? >> reporter: how wood went overboard is still a mystery. the coroner writes he is unable to exclude unplanned entry. investigators reopened the case more than a year ago. around the same time the captain on board the boat that night claimed in a tell-all book he witnessed a drunken fight involving wood, actor christopher walken, and woods' husband, robert wagner. >> was the fight between natalie wood and her husband, robert wagner, ultimately what led to her death? >> yes. >> reporter: wagner and walken say she slipped and fell and drowned. l.a. officials say neither are suspects in her death. >> it's still open and it's still ongoing. our job is to find out what the determining factor is, if that's possible. >> reporter: robert wagner's reps say he has no comment at this point. at this point we didn't hear back from reps for christoph
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